2 Corinthians

1611 King James Version (KJV)

2 Corinthians 8:11

“Now therefore performe the doing of it, that as there was a readinesse to will, so there may be a performance also out of that which you haue.”

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Now therefore perform the doing [of it]; that as [there was] a readiness to will, so [there may be] a performance also out of that which ye have.
- King James Version

But now finish doing it also, so that just as {there was} the readiness to desire it, so {there may be} also the completion of it by your ability.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

But now complete the doing also; that as `there was' the readiness to will, so `there may be' the completion also out of your ability.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Then make the doing of it complete; so that as you had a ready mind, you may give effect to it as you are able.
- Basic English Bible

But now also complete the doing of it; so that as [there was] the readiness to be willing, so also to complete out of what ye have.
- Darby Bible

Now therefore finish the doing of it; that as there was a readiness to will, so there may be a performance also out of that which ye have.
- Webster's Bible

And now complete the doing also, in order that, just as there was then the eagerness in desiring, there may now be the accomplishment in proportion to your means.
- Weymouth Bible

But now complete the doing also, that as there was the readiness to be willing, so there may be the completion also out of your ability.
- World English Bible

But now parfourme ye in deed, that as the discrecioun of wille is redi, so be it also of parformyng of that that ye han.
- Wycliffe Bible

and now also finish doing [it], that even as [there is] the readiness of the will, so also the finishing, out of that which ye have,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

People's Bible Notes for 2 Corinthians 8:11


2Co 8:11 Therefore, finish the doing [of it]. Finish it up. As there was "a readiness to will", let there be "a performance" by giving out of what "you have".

Discussion for 2 Corinthians 8

  • Brianna vs. 4-11
    While many religions focus on an external ministry, Paul reminded us of the need of an internal ministry. This can be a caring of those taking the lead among us, but also our fellow brothers and sisters. ( Vs. 6) We are not asked to give beyond our means, but to whatever we can reasonably give. So, continue the generous spirit, but never be pressured to give beyond what you can.
  • Ivy Johnson
    Appeal made for the poor and needy Saints in Jerusalem: Paul encourages people at Corinth give liberally. Corinthians Christians abounded in many things: other graces: had example of Christ’s giving, encouraging give unselfishly: Macedonian churches been generous:Titus to Corinth: collection. Paul recommends him and his companions: God will bless them for giving: and it will give glory to God!
  • Hazel Carty
    Thank you Lord,I love you for I know that your Grace is sufficient for me
  • Steve morrow
    2CORINTHIANS8:7therefore as you abound in everything in faith and utterance and knowledge and in all diligence and in your love to us see that you abound in thisgrace also8:13for I mean not that other men be eased and you burdened8:14but by an equality that now at this timeyour abundance may be a supply for their want that their abundancealso may be a supply for your want that theremay be equality
  • Ann
    Vicki, another meaning would be: we do you to wit (to know) of the grace of God. Amen
  • A disciple
    Wit means know or knowledge; like in the saying, At my wits end. A more clear translation would read: "But, brethren, we make known to you the grace of God..." (Wycliffe Bible)

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